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the charity work but they are not playing a role. here we have stephen colbert, popular and funny character, but speaking in character is highly unusual. i've never seen another human do that. >> although humans behind the scenes have been known to bring elmo and kermit the frog to life to speak to lawmakers. but he says inviting colbert to speak was a gamble. >> dangerous, so close to the election when people are angry at congress and some of them will see this as a publicity stunt g. but still, he says the presence today brought much more attention to the hearing than it might have gotten otherwise. will people remember long-term that he was drawing attention to the issue of immigrant farm workers? cousak says probably not. in washington, molly henneberg, fox news. >> bret: throughout the day, lawmakers continue to react to the colbert appearance. house speaker nancy pelosi said this afternoon, "of course i think it's appropriate. he's an american, right? he can bring attention to an important issue like immigration, i think it's great." on the other side, republican congressman steve kin
crime with a party. myranda stephens shows us how they're intending to take back the streets one fight >>reporter: the hope is to build a community up and cut down crime. >> we understand that he political system can't do everything. it's going to require the people getting % >>reporter: they have been >>reporter: who on any other day might be too afraid to go outside. >> we're in a neighborhood that is crime-ridden and it's very pleasant today. very, very pleasant. >> i see fraud many places. (uninnelligible). >>reporter: on a day day, afghan political are a dangerous game and this day was bloody. united nations officials reported more than 160 incidents of violence across the country. despite the deploymeet of hundreds off thousands of soldiers and police. afghan officials say -pat least 2 civilians werr taliban-related violence. here >> unfortunately, in afghanistan, ((nintelligible). >>reporter: depending on how the long and ikell messy vote count goes, this man could become part of afghanistan's next generation of politicians. >>> a scientist and his wife are caughttin an
to be giving us an update. >>> also, spending the day picking vegetables at a farm. stephen colbert spends a day on capitol hill after doing that for a house hearing about farm workers. we're going to get details from our politics.com desk coming up. [ female announcer ] what if your natural beauty could be flawless, too? new aveeno positively radiant tinted moisturizers, with scientifically proven soy complex and natural minerals give you sheer coverage instantly, then go on, to even skin tone in four weeks. new aveeno tinted moisturizers. i know who works differently than many other allergy medications. hoo? omnaris. [ men ] omnaris -- to the nose! [ man ] did you know nasal symptoms like congestion can be caused by allergic inflammation? omnaris relieves your symptoms by fighting inflammation. side effects may include headache, nosebleed, and sore throat. [ inhales deeply ] i told my allergy symptoms to take a hike. omnaris. ask your doctor. battling nasal allergy symptoms? omnaris combats the cause. get omnaris for $11 at omnaris.com. my friends at work think there's more than one "me.
declared emergencies. comedian and satirist stephen colbert took his celebrity to a u.s. house hearing today to raise awareness about farm workers. colbert recently spent a day picking beans in a united farm workers program called "take our jobs." it aims to show that few americans will do such work, leaving low-paid illegal immigrants to do it. >> i think there are way too many undocumented mexican workers here in the united states doing jobs. and i think that we've ignored this issue for too long and it is time to roll up our sleeves and face this issue imagineo-- mano a whatever the spanish word for mano is. >> sreenivasan: colbert stayed in character as a mock news commentator for much of the hearing. in india, athletes from around the world began to arrive in new delhi for the troubled commonwealth games. the event has been plagued by negative publicity about unfinished venues and dirty accommodations for athletes. and the start of competition is just nine days away. some athletes have pulled out, but new zealand and australia confirmed today their athletes will attend. rescuers i
's "washington journal." final guest on this from a morning. stephen kaplan is a lawyer -- steven kaplan is a lawyer, but he specializes in financial mortgage matters. welcome and thanks for being here. guest: thank you, susan. host: the description of one current mortgage disclosure is that they are a quagmire. would you agree? guest: i think that is probably an appropriate description. i think the different types of requirements and up being very confusing and cumbersome and a voluminous amount of paper. voluminous amount of paper. we have disclosures that allow people to shop for different products, so they can take the product that they got from lender "a" and compare it to render "b." other disclosures are informational, like be careful, your house is on the line. it is very difficult for the consumer to understand. host: and the big headline from the "wall street journal" this morning, the "housing is staying stuck." guest: probably the largest issue right now from a housing sales perspective other than qualifying for mortgage loans are the underwriting guidelines that are being ap
tom vakar. ktvu, channel 2 news. >> the story of stephen slater was he fired or did he resign? that's the mystery involving the former jet blue flight attendant. the man who last month told off a plane full of passengers at new york's kennedy airport, opened an emergency slide and jumped out. jet blue announced it weekend only that slater no longer works for the airline and was not clear whether he resigned. his lawyer today said he was not fired and that he quit. slater himself has not commented. >> secretary of state hillary clinton set to travel to jerusalem next week to resume peace talks between israel and palestinian leaders. but the negotiations may now be in jeopardy. according to the state department, the talks are scheduled for september 15th. they are a contiation of negotiations that kick off last week in washington between israeli prime minister in the etanyahu and abbas. however, the first crisis in the peace talks is ruling. they will east restrictions in the east bank settlements, but if israel resumes construction the palestinian president warns he will pull out
, watch more of stephen colbert's testimony about the plight of farm workers. plus on "art beat," jeff talks to norwegian novelist per petterson about his book, "i curse the river of time". all that and more is on our web site, newshour.pbs.org. judy. >> woodruff: and that's the newshour for tonight. on monday, we'll talk to former clinton economic advisor laura tyson, who makes the case for extending bush-era tax cuts to the middle class, but not to the very wealthy. i'm judy woodruff. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. "washington week" can be seen later this evening on most pbs stations. we'll see you online, and again here monday evening. have a nice weekend. thank you and good night. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org vo:geico, committ
with just a two-point lead. that's where we start with the panel tonight. bring in the panel. stephen hayes, senior writer for "weekly standard." henderson from the washington post. syndicated columnist, charles krauthammer. start with the governor's race in california. steve? >> i thought meg whitman answered the charges pretty decisively and offered to put it back, in fact i think the campaign put out the documents so they have the copy of the 1099. gloria allred didn't introduce much. she had promises and said she could produce evidence and never did it. nicky diaz, the poor woman in question who was here illegally left the press conference for a little while because she was uncomfortable and came back and broke down crying, but didn't seem like she was on the same pages gloria allred. we will find out in the coming days when we see the document or paperwork but it smells like a political stunt. >> it's hard to see how this shakes things up. close race, two point on dividing these folks. you look at the press conference and you wonder why the woman was crying. it looked theatrical and st
:31. stephen is back. how is the weather? >> going to be cooler. could drop a good ten degrees. the fog is back in a big way. the sea breeze has established itself so inland temperatures drop a good 10 degrees. now, here is sal. >> steve, right now traffic on 80 is busier on the way out to the macarthur maze. no major issues on the bay bridge toll plaza westbound traffic still light into san francisco. 5:31. back to the desk. >> we want to update developing news from marin county right now. fire crews are getting the upper hand on a fire on 101 not far from sir frances drake boulevard. claudine wong is out there with the details. >> reporter: good morning. dave. yes, this is right before sir frances drake boulevard. you can see the chp right now continuing to leave one lane of southbound 101 shut down so firefighters can do their work out here. this is a grass fire they were dealing with. it started sometime after 4:00 this morning. we can take a look over here. you can see the firefighters making their way down the hill a little bit. 4:00 or somewhere there after this morning people driving by
for the virginia dmv. >>> and also ahead, we know that's stephen strasburg needs surgery for an arm injury and that that procedure means he's miss the next 12-18 months. and now we know when the ace will go under the knife and get back on the road to recovery. >>> in the meantime, tucker barnes has been watching earl very closely. he joins us with the very latest. i was going to say good morning, earl. >> let's get right to it. let's get to the hurricane watch to extend the virginia coastline. last night it
they will review the separation and stephen e. changes need to be made as to how piccinni monitors its pipeline. our coverage continues on line, it should like to read the list, rose to 100 you can do so on our web site at www.kron4.com. two women were robbed and sexually assaulted in oakland's lake merritt neighborhood on sunday evening. police are so far withholding any details about when and where the attacks happened but both occurred in the evening hours, relatively secluded areas and both victims were women who were coming home. that is on the results. to listen. >> there are some similarities that is why we want to make the community aware that this may be the same suspect that targeted these two ladies. >> he's described as african- americans, early-mid 20s, 5-106 for all, medium build carrying a weapon. shares detectives are looking for suspects to attend your backed troubled girl, your kids in middle school in castro valley. the girl was walking towards the school when a man in the dark red or green sedan pulled up next to her. he asked the girl to get into his carbs. drove alongside
more workers. >>> well, a top house democrat is criticizing comedian, stephen colbert's appearance before congressional committee last week where he talked about undocumented farm workers. colbert's testimony, which was loaded with jokes and sarcasm was inappropriate. >> what he had to say, i think was not the way it should have been said. if he had a position on the issues, he should have given those issues and not think, i may ask my personal opinion. >> colbert spent a day working alongside farm workers. it was part of a campaign. he was invited by bay area congresswoman, zoe to testify about his experience. >> nine minutes before 9:00. just as people are starting to make holiday travel plans, some airline fees are up more than 50%. u.s.a. today compared today's fees from 13 u.s. airlines. passengers say the most annoying fee is the ones to check luggage, which costs on average $24. check one bag. there is a new call for airlines to reimburse that fee. if your luggage is lost. but not surprisingly, airlines are fighting that proposal. >> we are about to tell you how some arme
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